Church architecture - the 1950s
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To the questions about the meaning of the six-pointed star: In heraldry, a "mullet of six points" is symbolic of devotion to Mary. Of course, the design in question also--inescapably--alludes to the Jewish "Magen David," but I suspect the Marian connotation is meant to be primary here. The Star of David wasn't widely understood to be a Jewish symbol until the 1600s or so, whereas the vocabulary of heraldry was pretty mature by that time.
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Church architecture - the 1950s - by AllWise - 12-03-2011, 08:47 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by AllWise - 12-03-2011, 08:54 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by AllWise - 12-03-2011, 09:40 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Walty - 12-04-2011, 03:45 AM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Stubborn - 12-04-2011, 11:24 AM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Joamy - 12-04-2011, 06:41 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Sinner - 12-05-2011, 02:30 AM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Stubborn - 12-05-2011, 08:11 AM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Walty - 12-05-2011, 10:28 AM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by cgraye - 12-05-2011, 10:42 AM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by AllWise - 12-05-2011, 02:53 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Stubborn - 12-05-2011, 03:59 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by AllWise - 12-05-2011, 04:03 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 04:11 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Stubborn - 12-05-2011, 04:13 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 04:16 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 04:19 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by AllWise - 12-05-2011, 06:10 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 06:16 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 06:17 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by WilfredLeblanc - 12-05-2011, 08:26 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 10:18 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 10:20 PM
Re: Church architecture - the 1950s - by Old Salt - 12-05-2011, 10:25 PM
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